With the game on the line, Cowboy defense broke

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OU 51, OSU 48 (OT) — Oklahoma State's defense bent all afternoon Saturday in Norman, until Oklahoma broke it on the final two possessions.

Cowboys defensive shortcomings were magnified

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Oklahoma's Kenny Stills (4) stiff arms Oklahoma State's Justin Gilbert (4) forces him out of bounds during the second half of the Bedlam college football game in which  the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) defeated the Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) 51-48 in overtime at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma State's 51-48 overtime loss at OU featured a good Cowboy running game. But OSU's inability to get more pressure on Landry Jones and stop the Sooners on third down proved fatal.

What players, coaches were saying after the Bedlam loss

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OSU head coach Mike Gundy yells at an official during the Bedlam college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. OU won, 51-48 in overtime. Photo by Nate Billings , The Oklahoman

Here is a look at what Oklahoma State players and coaches were saying after the 51-48 loss to Oklahoma.

QB Clint Chelf says Cowboys maintained faith in defense

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Oklahoma State's Clint Chelf (10) throws a pass and then becomes a receiver during the Bedlam college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

NORMAN — Clint Chelf made his first career road start on the big stage of Bedlam and on the enemy territory that is Owen Field. In a 51-48 overtime loss, Chelf played well, but suffered his first loss as the starter.

Cowboys defend the Belldozer almost perfectly

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A fan waits for the beginning of the Bedlam college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Oklahoma State University Cowboys (OSU) at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Photo by, Sarah Phipps The Oklahoman

Rarely have defenses been able to contain Oklahoma's Belldozer formation, the power run attack of backup quarterback Blake Bell, but Oklahoma State kept it in check almost all day.

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